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01-20-2013, 02:35 PM
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Speculation: If Leksand ends up being promoted to the SEL next year (they lead the Allsvenskan) does Forsberg stay for another year to develop, or would he make the jump? As a Caps fan I'd like to him to make the jump, but a year in the SEL might not be a bad option for long term development. He's still young, won't be 19 until August
Late draft birthday, so could go either way. Physically and mentally I believe he will be ready. I don't see SEL2 to NHL right away as an obstacle in his case, not really a bigger jump than CHL to NHL for that matter.

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